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1 – 12 Croft Gardens, Barton Road

History of 1 - 12 Croft Gardens

Anglo-Saxon cemetery:

White’s Stables

Undergraduates used to stable their horses next to the huge apple orchard that became Croft Gardens (CWN 25.11.1982)


Croft Gardens built. Dame Elizabeth Hill, Emeritus Professor of Slavonic Studies 1948-1968 lived here from the 1930s.


Croft Gardens belonged to King’s College. They acquired the White Horse Riding Stable next door in 1979 and then demolished it.


Planning permission granted to demolish flats and replace with student accommodation.

FCBS wins approval to replace Art Deco flats with student housing


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